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General Joseph Bailey's Silver Punch Bowl and Sword

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Description: Studio photograph of a silver punch bowl and a silver sword presented to Civil War General Joseph Bailey in commemoration of the dam he built on the Red Ri...
Photograph

Dagger of Officer Renat

Date: 1812
Description: Dagger from an American officer of the war of 1812. Renat was a member of the naval fleet of the Great Lakes which was under the command Oliver Hazard Perr...
Postcard

Bellinger in Navy Flying Boat

Date: 1914
Description: Lieutenant Patrick N.L. Bellinger, one of the first Navy flyers, piloting a U.S. Navy flying boat during the U.S. occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico. During t...
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Atlantic-Crossing Airplanes

Date: May 15 1919
Description: Navy seaplanes NC-1 and (in the foreground) NC-3 at Trepassay Bay, the jumping off point for the first attempt to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Not in the...
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Atlantic Crossing Crew

Date: May 19 1919
Description: The crew of NC-4 during their interim stop in the Azores: Left to right: Lt. Elmer Stone, Eugene Rhoades (machinists mate), Lt. Walter Hinton, Ensign H.C....
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Navy Fighters

Date: October 10 1951
Description: Two Banshee jet fighters from the carrier Essex in search of targets in the North Korean sector.
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Navy Patrol Airplane

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Description: Navy PN-12 bomber.
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Medal Ceremony

Date: August 1945
Description: The medal ceremony for the crew of the Enola Gay held on Tinian Island after they dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, B-29...
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World War II Medal Ceremony

Date: August 1945
Description: The medal ceremony for the crew of the Enola Gay, the B-29 Super Fortress that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. This photograph was taken by Al...
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Dewey's Victory Arch

Date: 1898
Description: Wisconsin Semi-Centennial ceremonial archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Man...
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World War I Navy Recruits

Date: April 1917
Description: Elevated view of Navy recruits at Newport, boarding a train destined for the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The printed caption indicates that they had had only eight...
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Jimmy Carter

Date: 1978
Description: Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States (1977-1981), was born in Plains, Georgia on October 1, 1924. After serving as an officer in the Navy, he...
Drawing

Gunboat "Essex"

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Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.
Drawing

Building Pontoons to Mount Mortars

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Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...
Drawing

Colonel Ellet's Rams

Date: June 06 1862
Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...
Drawing

The Gunboats at Number 10

Date: 1862
Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the I'sld". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing several...
Print

Union Army and Navy Officers

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Description: A lithograph of 100 Union Army and Navy officers and Abraham Lincoln.
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Northwestern Naval and Military Acadamy

Date: 1925
Description: The front of the Northwestern Naval and Military Acadamy.
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Battle at Pearl Harbor

Date: December 07 1941
Description: A tug or utility boat in the foreground and a battleship sit in Pearl Harbor with smoke rising in the background from the Japanese attack.
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Stern of USS West Virginia

Date: December 07 1941
Description: Sailors clear the stern of the battleship USS West Virginia in berth F-6 at Pearl Harbor, most likely after it was hit by at least a few of the 7 to...

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